Madison BookBeat

By Stu Levitan, Andrew Thomas, David Ahrens, Cole Erickson, Lisa Malawski

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Madison BookBeat highlights local Wisconsin authors and authors coming to Madison for book events. It airs every Monday afternoon at 1pm on WORT FM .

Episode Date
A conversation with Greg Mickells, retiring director of Madison Public Library
Feb 12, 2024
It’s Not Nothing: Essayist Peter Coviello on How Our Favorite Books and Songs Help Us Make Worlds Together
Feb 05, 2024
Madison's Shoshauna Shy on bringing poetry to the public
Jan 29, 2024
Heather Swan’s Lyrical Language Of Beauty And Devastation
Jan 23, 2024
Thomas Pearson, Author Of An Ordinary Future, On Disability And Difference
Jan 08, 2024
The Dane County Farmers' Market Cookbook With Food Writer Terese Allen
Dec 11, 2023
Prof. Stephen Kantrowitz, ”Citizens Of A Stolen Land: A Ho-Chunk History Of The 19th Century United States.”
Nov 28, 2023
The Life And Music Of Al Jarreau
Nov 16, 2023
Poet Tacey M. Atsitty on Risking Your Heart and Being Swallowed Up
Nov 06, 2023
UW Prof. Stephen Kantrowitz, "Citizens of a Stolen Land: A Ho-Chunk History of the 19th Century United States "
Oct 30, 2023
Alison Townsend On The Spirit Of Place
Oct 17, 2023
What Are You Reading?
Oct 09, 2023
Joyce Carol Oates, "Zero-Sum"
Sep 25, 2023
B. Pladek’s Magical Intersection Of Ecology And History
Sep 19, 2023
Jon Melrod's "Fighting Times" in Wisconsin
Sep 11, 2023
Novelist And Poet Quan Barry On Nonduality, Communicating Beyond Language, And Writing Across Genres
Sep 04, 2023
Poet Deshawn McKinney On Vulnerability As A Muscle
Aug 21, 2023
Scholar Nicole Fox On Memorials, Transitional Justice, And The Inescapability Of Memory
Aug 07, 2023
Michael Dorgan, "No Fight, No Blame: A Journalist's Life in Martial Arts" (part 2)
Jul 31, 2023
On (Short) Storytelling, with Wisconsin writer Steve Fox
Jul 17, 2023
The search for dignity in Palestine, with Christa Bruhn
Jul 10, 2023
Local Writer JK Cheema On Writing, Family, And Remembering The Past
Jul 03, 2023
Jon Shelton on "The Education Myth"
Jun 12, 2023
Writer John West On Paradox, Redemption, And Playing Bach
Jun 05, 2023
Mark Borthwick, "A Brave and Lovely Woman: Mamah Borthwick and Frank Lloyd Wright"
May 29, 2023
Public Lies and Professional Secrets in Cold War Washington
May 22, 2023
Scholar Sami Schalk On Black Disability Politics from the Black Panthers to the 2020 Uprising
May 01, 2023
Madison Infuses Scott Mitchel May’s New Novel, “Breakneck”
Apr 17, 2023
Writer Jeff Sharlet On Whiteness, Slow Civil War, And Harry Belafonte
Apr 03, 2023
Freedom Dreaming with Anisa Yudawanti and Amy Wilson
Mar 27, 2023
Nick Vander Puy On The HELP Campaign To Save The Penokees
Mar 20, 2023
Poet Jameka Williams On Sex, Race, And Kim Kardashian
Mar 06, 2023
Frank Emspak, "Troublemaker: Saying No to Power," part 2
Mar 06, 2023
Rebecca Webster On Sovereignty & Threats To The Oneida Nation
Feb 20, 2023
Author Kathryn Harlan On The Sensual And Unsettling In Storytelling
Feb 06, 2023
Brian J. Kramp, "This Band Has No Past: How Cheap Trick Became Cheap Trick"
Jan 30, 2023
100 Umbrellas by Ron Czerwien
Jan 23, 2023
Joel Selvin, "Sly And The Family Stone: An Oral History"
Jan 09, 2023
Michael Massey, "More: A Memoir"
Jan 02, 2023
Dennis Punzel, "Point Wisconsin! The Road to a National Title for Kelly Sheffield & The Wisconsin Badgers."
Dec 26, 2022
Waterbaby By Nikki Wallschlaeger
Dec 19, 2022
Helen Shiller, "Daring To Struggle, Daring To Win: Five Decades of Resistance in Chicago's Uptown Community" (part 2)
Dec 13, 2022
Helen Shiller, "Daring To Struggle, Daring To Win: Five Decades of Resistance in Chicago's Uptown Community"
Nov 28, 2022
Madison Book Beat: Tegan Nia Swanson on "Things We Found When The Water Went Down"
Nov 21, 2022
Frank Emspak, "Troublemaker: Saying No To Power"
Oct 31, 2022
Peter Fauerbach, "Fauerbach Brewing Company Madison Wisconsin 1848-1967"
Oct 24, 2022
Maggie Ginsberg On Her Debut Novel, “Still True”
Oct 17, 2022
Wounded Pages: In Conversation with Shahayra Majumder
Oct 10, 2022
Anne Winkler-Morey, "Allegiance to Winds and Waters: Bicycling the Political Divides of the United States."
Sep 26, 2022
In Conversation With Writer Oscar Hokeah
Sep 12, 2022